2 April 2009
More than one million New Zealanders are now saving for their retirement through KiwiSaver, just 21 months after it started, Revenue Minister Peter Dunne announced today.
1 April 2009
Reducing the minimum KiwiSaver employee contribution from 4% to 2% provides some welcome flexibility for KiwiSavers and their employers, but comes at a cost that may ultimately detract from the end savings outcome.
30 March 2009
KiwiSaver Mark IV starts on Wednesday for nearly one million people who face a raft of changes expected to make it easier for more people to join while opening up options for existing members.
18 December 2008
Retirement Commissioner Dianna Crossan has spelt out to her new minister a raft of issues which are hurting the financial sector.
10 December 2008
It should be no surprise that employees in KiwiSaver with bosses who pay above the current minimum will have to pay extra tax, Finance Minister Bill English said this morning.
9 December 2008
14 October 2008
One of New Zealand's biggest companies says it is so fed up with frequent changes to KiwiSaver that it will not make any further promises to its staff about the scheme until it settles down.
6 October 2008
Despite global financial market turmoil more New Zealanders understand what KiwiSaver is all about and are using it to save for their retirement, a new survey shows.
15 September 2008
Amendments to the mortgage diversion regulations signed by Order in Council today allow more types of mortgages to qualify for the mortgage diversion facility.
23 July 2008
Labour Minister Trevor Mallard says KiwiSaver legislation will be altered to ensure there is no conflict with employment law when workers and bosses thrash out remuneration packages.